SRJC Course Outlines

2/17/2020 2:28:42 AMSUSAG 164 Course Outline as of Fall 2014

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  SUSAG 164Title:  CSA EARLY FALL  
Full Title:  Community Supported Agriculture Early Fall
Last Reviewed:4/19/2004

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum2.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum2.00Lab Scheduled08 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total2.00 Contact Total35.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 105.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  AG 297.79

Catalog Description:
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This course, which is one of a series in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) development, will address aspects of fall crop management and production. Issues to be discussed will be crop maintenance and protection, harvesting methods, and consumer marketing techniques.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
This course, which is one of a series in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) development, will address aspects of fall crop management and production. Issues to be discussed will be crop maintenance and protection, harvesting methods, and consumer marketing techniques.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
1.  Identify field management techniques necessary to bring a crop to full production.
2.  Demonstrate irrigation methods appropriate to changing climatic conditions during early fall season.
3.  Develop an integrative pest management (IPM) program applicable to their CSA unit.
4.  Demonstrate early fall harvesting, packaging, and storage methods and techniques.
5.  Identify and develop potential markets in the community.

Topics and Scope
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1.  Review of processes necessary to bring CSA crop to early fall
   production levels.
2.  Demonstration of soil management techniques.
3.  Overview of seasonal crop rotation procedures.
4.  Description of fall irrigation needs, methods, and techniques.
5.  Identification and development of a holistic IPM program for crop
   production.
6.  Demonstration of early fall harvesting techniques.
7.  Description of final CSA marketing plan.

Assignments:
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1.  Keep a semester journal.
2.  Develop a model brochure.
3.  Develop a crop timing chart.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 50%
Written homework, Essay exams
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 50%
Quizzes, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 50%
Class performances, Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 50%
Multiple choice, True/false, Matching items
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Instructor prepared materials

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